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Laws of the Commonwealth for the Government of the Massachusetts State Prison...on the Completion of the New Prison, October 1829.

Charlestown: Press of the Bunker Hill Aurora, 1830


Inscribed pen and brown ink on outside front wrapper "Messrs Davis & Brooks / New York"; anonymous donor, by whom given to MFA, March 14, 1957.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in honor of Francis B. Sayre former Commissioner of Correction


Place of Publication

Charlestown, Massachusetts, USA


Overall: 24.5 x 15.8 x 1.1 cm (9 5/8 x 6 1/4 x 7/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with two lithographs


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books